The ignorance of the world leaves one at the mercy of its malice
Quote by William Hazlitt
The true barbarian is he who thinks everything barbarous but his own tastes and prejudices.
Those who speak ill of the spiritual life, although they come and go by day,...
Some one is generally sure to be the sufferer by a joke.
We can bear to be deprived of everything but our self-conceit.
Gracefulness has been defined to be the outward expression of the inward harmony of the...
Perhaps the best cure for the fear of death is to reflect that life has...
The truly proud man knows neither superiors or inferiors. The first he does not admit...
We often choose a friend as we do a mistress - for no particular excellence...
He is a hypocrite who professes what he does not believe; not he who does...
The humblest painter is a true scholar; and the best of scholars the scholar of...
Asleep, nobody is a hypocrite.
Grace is the absence of everything that indicates pain or difficulty, hesitation or incongruity.
Every one in a crowd has the power to throw dirt: nine out of ten...
To be capable of steady friendship or lasting love, are the two greatest proofs, not...
I like a friend the better for having faults that one can talk about.
Principle is a passion for truth
If you think you can win, you can win. Faith is necessary to victory.
Genius is a native to the soil where it grows - is fed by the...
Common sense is genius in homespun.
There is no great genius without some touch of madness.